Lacrosse season ends, but activity continues


Josh Rossi – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS lacrosse athletes are done for this year, but they are already gearing up for next season.

“There’s no days off,” said junior defenseman Grayson Antritt, “I’ve been at the gym

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LRHS sophomore Josh Kelly (r) wins a face-off for the Mustangs.

every day.”

Many team members are participating in club lacrosse over the summer and fall.

“I’m playing for a few different teams,” said sophomore defenseman Jacob Wolf. “I’m playing True Lacrosse along with 3D Florida, 3D Texas, Crabs Lacrosse, and showcasing for STX.”

Before last season, the Mustangs did preseason conditioning along with playing scrimmage box lacrosse.

Coaches have said they are looking for players to keep their sticks in their hands and practice wall ball in the offseason.

“We’re looking to win the district next season,” said sophomore faceoff man Josh Kelly.

The Mustangs finished ranked number 66 in the state according to MaxPreps with a 10-4 regular season record and an 8-3 district record. Lakewood Ranch fell short to the Cardinal Mooney Cougars, who were 16-4, in the playoffs.

Tryouts for next season probably be held over the course of multiple days in late January and/or early February with practice starting immediately after.

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